Considerations on functional recovery of the arm in mastectomy patients

E. Dalla Toffola, L. Petrucci, P. Lusenti

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Abstract

32 patients with mastectomy for breast carcinoma were assessed for functional and motion capacity of the upper limb. Each patient received appropriate rehabilitative therapy and the results are reported. The authors recommend early physiokinesitherapy so as to prevent muscle hypotrophy, joint impairment and shoulder pain.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-212
Number of pages6
JournalMedecine Biologie Environment
Volume13
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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